Billie Jean Adams was born on June 16, 1926, in Montana, Ark., to the late Harry and Alma (Helmert) Frazier. She died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Davis at the age of 86 years 9 months and 1 day.

Billie graduated from high school in 1942 at Greenwood, Ark. She worked as an inspector for Whirlpool Appliance Co. for 31 years before retiring. In her spare time, Billie enjoyed reading and watching court TV shows. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Billie moved to Murray County in December 2012 to be near her daughter and grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Judith Misale and husband Joe of Kirksville, Mo., and Rita Kay McGill and husband Bennie, of Sulphur; one son, Rick Adams and wife Sandy of Lufkin, Texas; eight grandchildren, Donna Walker, Mike Walker, Melissa Misale, Tracy Misale, Jason Adams, Rebecca Rodriguez, Kerrie Stanley and Mitchell McGill; as well as nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. April 21, 2013, in Greenwood, Ark. Online condolences may be offered at Services are “Entrusted To” Hale’s Funeral Home of Davis, Okla.